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Protecting NH kids from lead - we can make a difference!

March 27, 2017
Lead exposure remains a problem across the country and right here in New Hampshire. Every year, several hundred New Hampshire children are found to be poisoned by lead – a dangerous neurotoxin that, even at low levels of exposure, can result in permanent, irreversible harm , such as cognitive...
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Early Education Teachers Deserve More

March 22, 2017
My three year old has been going to full time day care for over one and half year so all topics and issues relating to early childhood education and the teachers who form an integral part of it interest me tremendously. The other day I overheard a child care provider explaining how stressed she was...
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Let’s Make Sure Every Student in WA Has Access to Her Own #MyEdPath

March 22, 2017
As moms, we know access to a range of educational opportunities is necessary in order for children to be healthy, happy, and successful. That’s why MomsRising is a member of the Cradle Through College Coalition, which includes a broad group of organizations and individuals in Washington State...
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Creating a culture of community in the workplace

March 20, 2017
Most of us spend a great deal of time at work - with our colleagues, doing our job. This can be a wonderful thing or a true challenge. When we feel valued, work can be an amazing thing – you feel part of something, appreciated and engaged. This is something every company should strive for, but how...
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SNAP is under attack

March 15, 2017
I am angry! Food security is under attack in New Hampshire. For many New Hampshire working families, paychecks don't cover the full cost of living – daycare, rent, and utilities alone can easily add up to more than what a parent brings home. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Benefits, or...
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Music and Activism - #KeepMarching!

March 15, 2017
Some days are just amazing – and last week I had one of those days. I was able to attend an awesome concert and facilitate an amazing discussion with a fabulous group of people in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts at an awesome event organized by pianist Sarah Bob and her emerging Nasty Cooperative. The...
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Take Action!

5 QUICK Actions for This Week! #KeepMarching

March 13, 2017
It’s Monday ! That means we have a new #5Actions list for you! (See below.) You can do all five of the actions on one day, or spread them out across the week, your choice. One thing is for sure: All the actions that people like you are taking across the nation right now are adding up and having an...
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Why I support dual language programs

March 13, 2017
My name is Gladis, I am the mother of three children and I have one child in special education. Last month, I testified in front of Washington elected leaders because I wanted to share why dual language learning is so important to me. First of all, as an Immigrant and native Spanish speaker, the...
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Rise Up for Maryland's littlest learners. Support the halt on Pre K suspensions

March 10, 2017
Last year, over two thousand of Maryland’s youngest students in prekindergarten through second grade were given out-of-school suspensions or expelled. This is nearly twenty percent higher than the previous school year. Let that sink in for a second. Expelling pre-schoolers from school? This is not...
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Parent survey alert!

Parenting: In Search of Job Manual

March 7, 2017
Imagine starting a brand new job with a big title, widely high expectations and enormous responsibilities, but you’re walking in with no training, experience or even a job description to speak of. Not what most would call ideal, is it? Welcome to parenting. The parenting years are some of, if not...
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